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Call for papers: SAE International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, Energy, Environment, & Policy 

Special Issue of Government/Industry Meeting Papers


Submissions are now being solicited for a special issue of SAE International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, Energy, Environment, & Policy, which will be tied to papers presented at the Government/Industry Meeting in February 2021. Government and regulatory bodies solicit and analyze crucial industry input and data that will directly affect legislation or regulations for automakers. This special issue provides a forum to discuss changing industry standards and governments regulations for light- and medium-duty vehicle technologies around emission control, energy conservation, and safety.  

Topics under consideration for the special issue include:

  • Energy Emissions and Emission Control
  • Environment and Environmental Policy
  • Fuels, Fuel Delivery Systems, and Energy Sources
  • Fuel Cells and Hybrid Propulsion
  • Materials
  • Modeling/Simulation
  • Vehicles and Performance
  • Tests and Testing
  • Validation
  • Transportation Systems
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics

Note: Papers on the above topics must have a focus on the sustainability aspects of the said technologies and/or policy issues dealing with government/industry entities in enabling these technologies.

In addition to regular journal articles, technical papers will be considered for this special issue. If not appropriate for journal publication, a paper may still be published through our written-only technical paper portal, but should first be submitted through the journal portal. Only papers presented at the Government/Industry Meeting should be submitted for consideration in this special issue. If not presented at the Government/Industry Meeting, accepted manuscripts will be transferred to a regular issue of the journal.

Important event information:

  • Please note that speakers will be charged a nominal fee to attend this conference.
  • Approval of final manuscript does not guarantee that the author will be given a speaking slot.
  • Presentations will be assigned based upon topic applicability and the number of available speaking slots.